Collection Name: Josiah Bartlett Family Papers, 1710-1937
Title: Letter from Mary Bartlett concerning a runaway slave, 1776 February 13
Creator: Bartlett, Mary, 1730-1789
Creator Role: Author
Accession / Call Number: 1940.003
Object ID: 1940.003.018
Type of Material: textual record
Physical Description: 1 letter
Scope and Content: Letter from Mary Bartlett in Kingston, NH, to unidentified recipients dated February 13, 1776. In the letter, Mary describes the phyiscal appearance of a seventeen-year-old slave that has run away. She goes on to request the recipient secure him if possible as she would like to have him back, since he is all the help she has while his master is at the Philadelphia Congress.
Locations: Kingston, NH
Bartlett, Mary, 1730-1789
United States. Continental Congress
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. John Watt in April 1940.
Digitization supported by an anonymous donor.
Restrictions: Available for research.
Level Description: Item
Box Number: 1